FILE PHOTO: A school in Rhode Island was going to give students who had lunch debts a cold sandwich for lunch. But a yogurt company paid the bill.
Warwick Public Schools had said it would serve sunflower butter and jelly sandwiches to students whose families are in arrears beginning on Monday, May 13, sparking a public backlash and upsetting the mayor, who asked the school committee to reconsider. The district said it was owed about $77,000 for lunches and couldn t absorb more debt.
Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute.
WARWICK, R.I. (CBS) ndash; The Warwick, Rhode Island school district is walking back a controversial decision to serve students cold sandwiches if they owe money on their lunch accounts.Critics slammed the move, saying it ”lunch shamed ” students and let other kids know they couldn 't afford lunch.
ROUND ROCK, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) A handgun was found Wednesday morning in a neighborhood near Cedar Valley Middle School, but is not believed to be connected to any school threats, says the Williamson County Sheriff #39;s Office.
Authorities say the shooting, which left one student dead and eight others wounded, was perpetrated by 18 year old Devon Erickson and an unnamed minor. The ABC local affiliate has reported the minor is transgender and is transitioning from woman to man. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock at a Wednesday morning press conference did not directly respond to reports about the minor s gender.
The suspects, a juvenile female and an adult male, are in custody after the shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch, a charter school in Highlands Ranch, Colo., Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said at a press conference Wednesday morning. Law enforcement authorities initially incorrectly identified the juvenile shooting suspect as male.The coroner 's office identified the student who died in the shooting as Kendrick Ray Castillo, 18. ”He was the best kid in the world, ” his father John Castillo told the Denver Post.
Former sheriff, current students frustrated at lack of action on school shooting threat in NCOrange County teacher charged in child porn sweep
A high school student who raked in cash selling naked selfies online has defended her career as a Pornhub star.
In the latest episode, titled ;The One Where Kurt Saves Diane,; viewers expecting the regular Schoolhouse Rock esque animated musical segment were met with a black screen displaying a singular sentence: CBS HAS CENSORED THIS CONTENT.According to Deadline, CBS Standards and Practices division took issue with the content of the short, and reached an agreement with series creators Robert and Michelle King to pull the short and replace it with the censorship alert. According to a CBS All Access spokesperson:
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Following the complete collapse of the Islamic State s (IS) self styled Caliphate in Syria and the subsequent Sunday Easter bombings in Sri Lanka, the reclusive IS leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi appeared in a rare eighteen minute video. Baghdadi reassured IS militants that he was alive, spirited and committed to jihadism notwithstanding recent setbacks. In the video, released by IS al Furqan media network, Baghdadi has copied the style of Al Qaeda s founder Osama Bin Laden: sitting cross legged with a dyed beard and an Ak 47 kept against the wall next to him. Baghdadi frames the defeat in Baghuz as a lost battle in a long war which is ongoing and urged his fighters to fight on. Baghdadi maintained that IS fighters fought valiantly in Baghuz and that the Caliphate has not been abandoned. As a proof, Baghdadi accepts the baya (oaths of allegiance) from militant groups in Burkina Faso and Mali, showing that IS is spreading and alerts his fighters of a long battle ahead. Tactically, the video is aimed at dispelling the impression of crippling military defeats in Syria. It has also quashed all rumors of Baghdadi s demise or critical injuries in recent fighting. In terms of its timing, the video has been released ahead of Ramadan, when IS appeals its cadres to step up their attacks. Strategically, the video is an attempt to create a new narrative around the Revenge Campaign for the lost Caliphate. This revenge campaign is not a reactionary strategy but an offensive move to stay relevant as the most feared terrorist groups in the world and the leader of the global jihadist movement. For instance, despite numerous setbacks, IS carried as many as 3,670 terrorist attacks in 2018, the most by any terrorist group in the world. Organizationally, IS is evolving from a quasi state to an insurgent and a terrorist group. IS has become weak at the center and strong at the periphery. According to noted terrorism scholar Bruce Hoffman, IS has redirected its focus from the center to branches enabling it to survive and expand. Likewise, the IS propaganda narrative has shifted from joining and protecting the Caliphate to taking revenge for its losses. In cyberspace, the IS online community has migrated from open end social media platforms to encrypted ones and the dark web. Baghdadi s video is simultaneously a bold and desperate move by IS. Since his self proclamation to Caliphate in Iraq s Al Nuri mosque in June 2014, this is the second time that Baghdadi has appeared in a video. In the interim, he had issued several audio statements but did not appear in a video. On the one hand, it is an aggressive move: signaling his opponents that he is alive and indicating to his supporters that he is still leading the organization with full command and authority. On the other hand, the video could compromise his security as it could give critical leads to the intelligence agencies about his whereabouts to track and hunt him down. After all, Baghdadi is the most wanted terrorist in the world with a head bounty of $25 million. Unlike various Al Qaeda videos, which were all talk and no action, Baghdadi came out with a video after one of the most devastating attacks in South Asia s violence prone history. An attack followed by a video will help IS in its drive for global expansion. It will inspire IS global network of supporters and sympathizers to stay loyal to the global jihadist group and carry out attacks in its name. There will be wide ranging implications of Baghdadi s video. In the immediate term, it will stall IS downward slide and allow it some breathing space to recuperate. It might also result in a spike in IS inspired and directed terrorist attacks. Additionally, the video will encourage the self radicalized jihadist networks such as the National Tawheed Jamaat (NTJ), mainly responsible for Sri Lanka bombings, to link with IS and launch attacks in their names. IS is quite skillful in exploiting the sectarian and communal fault lines to grow in ungoverned space of fragile states like Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Somalia, Nigeria, Iraq and Syria. After recent setbacks, IS expectations would increase from its eight official affiliates in Asia and Africa and two dozen worldwide networks. IS Af Pak franchise, the Islamic State of Khorasan (ISK), is the deadliest and most potent of its eight affiliates. Since its emergence, ISK has carried out several high profile attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Most of ISK s cadres are former militants of the Tehrik e Taliban Pakistan (TTP). So, the terrorist attacks by IS in Afghanistan and Pakistan are likely to increase, particularly when the US is expected to withdraw from Afghanistan. The ISK will try to exploit the vacuum in a post US Afghanistan. In sum, IS is far from defeated and still poses the most formidable threat to global peace and security. Improved intelligence and coordinated counter terrorist operations would be needed to dismantle IS residual operational capabilities which allow it to link with various like minded Islamist networks to pull off sophisticated attacks. Clearly, the loss of territory has not dented IS capability to carry out violent attacks: the two are not coterminous with each other. Going forward, denting IS ideological narrative is as important as downgrading its operational and organizational prowess. Abdul Basit is an Associate Research Fellow (ARF) at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore. He can be reached at email #160;protected . Image: Reuters View the discussion thread. copy; Copyright 2019 Center for the National Interest All Rights Reserved
;If four things are followed - having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance - then anything can be achieved ; APJ Abdul Kalam.Her mind was focused, her target precised, her dedication towards her family unwavered until one of life 's goals was achieved. She is none other than 16 year old Lalrinnungi, a topper of the state s High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) exam.
A South Carolina high school has beefed up security, launched an investigation and suspended a student after her racial social media post was exposed and circulated by her peers.Hillcrest High School in Greenville County, South Carolina, has suspended a long barrel gun toting student who proudly displayed a sign that read "We hang n s for free" in a Snapchat post.
To receive the discount, teachers, school faculty and staff need to show a teacher ID at checkout along with their personal MVP card. This offer is valid on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 only. The discount does not apply to the purchase of alcohol, tobacco, gift cards, lottery, pharmacy, postage stamps or services.
Tiger Shroff seems to have swiftly transitioned from high octane action into a High School drama with Dharma Production s next offering Student of the Year 2 . However it has not been an easy ride for the lead actor Tiger, who shoulders the film as two debutantes hit the marquee Tara Sutaria and Ananya Panday. Speaking about Mirror about the glamorous drama, Tiger said, I am an outsider and I feel like I am in alien territory, he acknowledges, but is quick to add that he was lucky that his director made him fit in easily. SOTY is Karan sir s baby franchise and the expectations drove me to work hard. This is not my franchise like Baaghi, which is home ground for me. There is not much pressure to perform there but here I have big shoes to fill as well. The first film launched three stars. I must make sure that I don t let their fans down.